DAY ONE: 16 March, 2021 DAY TWO: 23 March, 2021
This internationally recognised course was developed at the Centre for Mental Health Research at Australian National University and is now delivered across 20 countries around the world.
- Understanding mental health, including diagnoses, prevalence and common misconceptions.
- Symptoms and causes of depression, anxiety, psychosis and substance misuse.
- How to provide initial support to adults who are experiencing a mental health crisis.
- Crisis First Aid for: suicidal behaviour, panic attacks, aggressive behaviour, self-harm, acute psychosis.
- Responding to the effects of traumatic events and drug and alcohol misuse.
This two-day course includes:
- Engaging, up-to-date materials.
- Take-home Mental Health First Aid Manual and free online resources.
- All day catering and beverages - with dietary needs catered for.
- Certificate of attendance.
- Optional post-course assessment and formal accreditation as a Mental Health First Aider, valid for three years.
1 Starling St,
Located on Dixon Reserve, adjacent to the Wally Hagan Basketball Stadium.
The venue is wheelchair accessible including toilets, but please contact us if you have any particular needs we can assist with.
We offer a small number of scholarships to those who would otherwise be unable to afford to attend.
Scholarship recipients pay a nominal fee of $70 toward catering and materials.